Bordering Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and China, Kyrgyzstan is a welcoming oasis in a remote, always fascinating, sometimes volatile, and oftentimes misunderstood part of the world. Impressions of a three week splitboarding roadtrip.
In February 2016 the conditions are suitable for a Splitboard winter ascent of the impressive Hochvogel. In summer it's a popular destination, however in winter summited only rarely. Impressions of a lonesome tour in the Allgäu Alps:
Pogo team rider Sophia reports on her roadtrip from A to Z, Andermatt, Aostatal, Wallis, Zinal and the limits they experienced.
Well prepared by their discovery expedition in fall, the splitboard friends of Pogo return to Ushguli in Georgia in February 2014. There's a thin line between fortune and misfortune and unfortunately the wonderdful powder weeks came to a tragic end .
Aurelien Routens, Snow- and Splitboard Pro talks about his love to South America and gives us great hints for splitboard holidays over there.
Well prepared is half of the game. The idea of Pogo to discover the caucasian mountains by splitboard, was born in 2010 and the next winter they started to make it happen.
"You can only build good products if you are 100% behind it ." That's the heart of the POGO philosophy, they are devoted to for 30 years now.